Protected Areas in Honduras

Cayos Cochinos Marine Park: A Caribbean Haven of Biodiversity

Cayos Cochinos Marine Park is a pristine sanctuary of ecological diversity located on the mesmerizing Caribbean coast of Honduras. The park includes two main islands, Cayo Menor and Cayo Grande, along with 13 smaller cays. It is a crucial part of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the second-largest coral reef system in the world, and is a marine protected area.

San Marcos de Colón Biosphere Reserve: Where Nature and Culture Converge

Nestled in the Honduran department of Choluteca, the San Marcos de Colón Biosphere Reserve emerges as a captivating expanse that seamlessly blends ecological diversity with cultural richness. The unique climatic conditions, influenced by a history of agricultural deforestation and higher altitudes, create a temperate environment, fostering a mosaic of ecosystems.

Trifinio Fraternidad Biosphere Reserve: A Tri-National Sanctuary

Emerging as a beacon of conservation and a testament to the power of cross-border cooperation, the Trifinio Fraternidad Biosphere Reserve stands as a tri-national sanctuary nestled amidst the convergence of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Established in 2011 as Central America's first transboundary biosphere reserve, it significantly contributes to implementing the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor.